It’s connubial bliss for a 21st-century India, where, by some estimates, 90 percent of marriages still classify as “arranged”—in other words, established on factors other than mutual love and attraction between the bride and groom.What those factors are, exactly, has changed as the country has, but the crux of the matter remains constant: if you’re an Indian woman, it’s statistically likely that your parents will choose the man with whom you spend the rest of your life.They asserted their wants and needs, and in lieu of having your portrait taken for an exorbitant price, they paraded you around social functions, hoping someone would take you off their hands.
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Your request for a cute face wasn’t high on their list of priorities.
A few years ago, actor Ravi Patel tried to splitmethod of arranging marriages.
He enlisted his parents — who’d had an arranged marriage — to help him find the love of his life.
He went to India, brushed up his resume, narrowed his pool to women of his own cultural community and went at it. The resulting documentary, “Meet the Patels,” had its popular, but limited, theatrical run last fall.